Updated at 7:15 p.m. EDT, July 10, 2008
As Turkish Prime Minister
Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Iraq today, two Turkish citizens were killed inside
the neighboring country. At least eight Iraqis were killed and another 17 were
wounded in other incidents across the country. No Coalition deaths were reported,
American soldier was wounded in Mosul. Also, an international think tank admonished
Iraq for what it calls its "lack of generosity" towards its own refugees.
In Baghdad, two
people were killed and 13 others were wounded during a car bombing in the
Mansour neighborhood. A bomb on Palestine St. killed
one person and wounded four others. In Sleikh, an IED targeting a U.S.
patrol failed to
cause casualties. Also, an
unidentified body was discovered.
In Mosul, gunmen shot
dead the head of a National Identification office; his cousin, the provincial
an assassination attempt recently. A
civilian was killed in a separate incident. Also, A Turkish
truck driver was killed in an IED attack. Another Turk
was also reported killed.
was found in Tuz Khormato.
In Sama, clashes left one
Twenty suspects were arrested
At least 30 suspects were detained
in central and northern Iraq.
In Basra, no
casualties were reported when the British base attacked twice with rockets.
were reported after an attack on border guards in Panjween.
by Margaret Griffis